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Johnny Ngsee, Ph.D.
613-562-5800 x2251
jngsee@uottawa.ca

Cellular and Molecular Medicine
University of Ottawa
451 Smyth Road, RGN 2442
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 8M5

News

Researchers get $788,000 boost from NSERC
November 21, 2018 - Four scientists from The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, were successful in the recent discovery grant competition from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Dr. Barbara Vanderhyden ...
New worm model sheds light on ALS
October 11, 2017 - Dr. Johnny Ngsee’s team has created the first worm model of a genetic form of ALS called ALS8 that can be used to learn more about the disease and test possible therapies. ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, is caused by the gradual death of the
Protein fights traffic jams in ALS cells
February 17, 2016 - Usually a cell works like a well-run city, but some diseases can gum up the works. One example is a form of the degenerative disease ALS caused by a mutation of the VAPB gene. This mutant gene produces abnormal proteins that stick together and ca